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EFBC Dinner, August 21, 2019

MENU: BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich, BBQ Beans, Coleslaw, Fruit Bar, Peach
Cobbler, Tea, Lemonade, and Coffee.

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JUNCTION on August 16

A Night of Worship and Music
Main stage at Hafer Park in Edmond, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM. We will have lawn games, a food truck, and an amazing time of music, worship, and prayer together. Activities begin at 7PM and Night of Worship begins at 8PM. Come early and stay late for a time of community gathering. Everyone is welcome! Feel free to bring a lawn chair or blanket.

Great Commission Leadership Summit

Sunday, August 25 | 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM | Worship Center
For all Connection Group and D-Group leaders this is going to be a great time of leadership development with keynote speaker Lance Crowell. Lance is the small group/discipleship specialist of the Southern Baptists of Texas state convention and one of the foremost leaders in the nation in the area of small groups and discipleship. We are also bringing in leaders for breakout sessions for each age-group.

Online registration deadline is midnight on Sunday, August 18 (for childcare reservations). A complimentary dinner will be provided for all participants and children. Childcare is available for birth – 5th grade.

21 Day Challenge

It's not too late to begin the 21 Day Challenge which will help you grow in your personal relationship with Christ. We will focus on a specific spiritual habit every day. Each day includes a Bible passage, a simple action to apply that day, an email, and a post on our church’s Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter pages.

"Believe and Live" Sermon Series 

Sundays | 9:30 AM and 11:00 AM
John’s Gospel is an invitation for you to find life and live it abundantly. When we encounter Jesus we find fulfillment, forgiveness, and freedom that only He can give. Edmond's First Baptist Church offers two Worship Services on Sunday mornings:

  • 9:30 AM Blended Service in the Worship Center
  • 11:00 AM Modern Service in Fellowship Hall.

Celebration Choir Retreat

Saturday, August 24 | 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Fellowship Hall
A great opportunity for you to come and hear the new music for this fall AND for our 2019 Christmas Production: Song of Joy! Sign up on the bulletin board outside the Choir Room, online, or just attend the one-day retreat. All are welcome and encouraged to attend! No audition required. Song of Joy will be presented on December 6, 7, 8.

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Connect with a Small Group

“Go therefore into all the world making disciples of all nations . . . teaching them to observe all I have commanded you.”
Matthew 28:19-20

Edmond’s First strategy for fulfilling our mission is through small groups called Connection Groups. Visit a Connection Group today and learn how we faithfully fulfill God’s desire to connect people to Christ, His church, His word, and His mission for His Glory. For more information about our Connection Groups, stop by a Welcome Desk located in the main Foyers.

Wednesday Evenings for the Whole Family! 

Wednesday evenings begin with an EFBC Fellowship Meal at 4:45 PM in the Fellowship Hall and activities for the family from 6:00 to 7:00 PM. TOPICS are Adult Bible studies designed to provide relevant, practical answers to questions about God and the Christian life.

Student Ministry (6th-12th)

Welcome Weekend
Worship, fellowship, and fun for all incoming 6th – 12th grade students! Join us on August 14, 15, 16, and 18 for music, devotions, fun, exciting activities, and more. Watch for more information.

Men's Ministry

TUESDAY'S: Early Morning Prayer Group
Begin your Tuesday mornings with other men at 6:00 AM in Fellowship Hall on July 9. Bring a friend and enjoy fellowship, coffee, donuts, and hear from a guest speaker. 

THURSDAY'S: Pray for Revival
Meet in Room 113 at noon every. Start praying. No lunch, No Bible study, just powerful praying with the men of Edmond’s First! Come and stay as long as you can.

AUGUST 17:  God, Guys, Guns
Saturday, August 17 | 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM | Northwest Edmond
Come join men from around Oklahoma City together in fellowship, learn God's word, and enjoy shooting. There will be a competition at the end for prizes. Men 13+ are welcome to attend, men under 18 will need an adult to attend with them. Bring a Bible, eye and ear protection, firearm, ammunition, and chairs. Are you thinking about trying it? Don’t buy anything, just show up and we will get you set up with ammunition and firearms. Meet in northwest Edmond at 14075 S Rockwell Ave, 73025-9701. Follow @godguysguns on FACEBOOK.

SEPTEMBER 12: Fall Fish Fry
The 13th Annual Men’s Fish Fry will take place on Thursday, September 12. For men and teenaged boys, invite your friends and join Edmond’s First men in the Fellowship Hall. Catfish dinner begins at 6:30 PM and the program begins at 7:00 PM with guest speaker, Billy VanCamp.

Women’s Ministry

AUGUST 14: Bible Study
Seamless: Understanding the Bible as One Complete Story by Angie Smith. Led by the Kelly Gideon, Seamless covers the people, places, and promises of the Bible, tying them together into the greater story of Scripture. Join us in Room 115, from 6:00 - 7:00 PM.

AUGUST 15: Third Thursday
Are you looking to connect with other women? Third Thursday with efbcWOMEN is a monthly girl’s night out. Connect with other ladies over a cup of coffee or dessert, meet new friends, engage in deep conversation, seek prayer, or just enjoy a break from the busyness of life. This is a very causal evening at All About Cha (3272 S. Broadway) on Thursday, August 15, from 7:00 - 8:00 PM. Invite your friends!

FATHERson Bowling

Monday, August 12 | 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM | AMF Boulevard Lanes
For fathers, sons, grandfathers, grandsons, and uncles, join EFBC for a casual evening of bowling and a cool devotional for boys. $5.00 per family includes two games and shoe rental per person, including any friends you bring with you! We meet the second Monday every month at AMF Boulevard Lanes in Edmond. No RSVP required. Just show up and enjoy an evening with the guys! 

College Ministry 

Get connected with college students and professionals on Sundays at 9:30 AM in Room 206 (stop by a Welcome Desk in the Foyer or ask a greeter to help you find the room).

Widows and Widowers Ministry

Thursday, August 8 | 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM | Fellowship Hall 
This ministry helps one another in Christ’s name to share laughter, wipe tears, ease fears, and use our God-given talents to better our community. Upcoming dates include: 

  • August 8
    Ice Cream Social and Pot Luck Lunch 
  • October 3
    Fall Theme and Pot Luck Lunch 
  • December 9
    Christmas Program and Pot Luck Lunch

Fellowship Meal

The First Family gathers in FELLOWSHIP HALL each Wednesday at 4:45 PM for a catered fellowship meal. Complimentary for first time guests.

Prices

  • Per Person$6.00
  • Maximum per family (adults and children residing together in the same household): $30.00

Additional Information

  • GUESTS: Your first meal is complimentary
  • CARRYOUT: Carryout meals will be available as long as food is available, from 5:30 PM - 5:45 PM, at regular prices.
  • PAYMENT: We accept cash and checks, no credit cards please.